Men of Honour 2015 Nominations Now Open!


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Men of Honour 2015 Nominations Now Open!

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Men of Honour 2015 Nominations Now Open!

Digicel PNG Foundation is delighted to officially launch the 2015 Men of Honour Awards and open the call for nominations. “On behalf of Digicel PNG Foundation, it is my pleasure to welcome nominations for the 2015 Men of Honour Awards cycle. I encourage everyone to look within their communities and share with the rest of Papua New Guinea the stories of amazing men who are doing incredible things to combat violence within their communities,” said Beatrice Mahuru, CEO of Digicel PNG Foundation. The 2014 Men of Honour Awards received 390 nominations in total which was narrowed down to 14 finalists from which 5 category winners and 1 overall winner was selected. Winner of the overall Man of Honour Award, Jimmy Drekore, was present at the launch along with the other category winners and runners up to share their experiences and encourage more people to nominate and recognize the honourable men in communities across PNG. “Through the Men of Honour campaign I’ve taken my awareness to youth and young adults in the various secondary schools and Universities in Simbu and Goroka Province,” said Jimmy. “It’s my vision to mold a younger generation who are instilled with good values such as integrity, honour and courage, who, in turn will influence the generation after them as we all work together to overcome violence in our country.” The Men of Honour Awards is campaign against violence in Papua New Guinea and aims to break the cycle of violence by recognizing honourable men in communities to lead positive change in PNG. The Men of Honour Awards encourages people to put forward nominations for Papua New Guinean men who espouse good qualities and values in their work, their families and their communities to assist and advocate on behalf of vulnerable persons. The Awards are divided into six categories: the Community Ingenuity Award, Sporting Mentor Award, Community Entrepreneur Award, the Community Education Champion, Community Leadership Award and the 2014 Man of Honour Award. Nominations for the Men of Honour Awards are now open and will close on 5th December 2015. Nomination forms are available from all Digicel outlets and can also be downloaded here Men of Honour 2015 Nomination Form The Awards will be given during the Men of Honour Award Gala Night scheduled for March 2016.
Men of Honour 2015 Nominations Now Open!